Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
eagle drone. iranian commanders claim it entered their airspace the past few days but the navy says all this, all of the unmanned airline vehicles are accounted for, thank you. it points out that several gulf nations use the same types of unmanned surveillance aircraft so maybe it was someone else's. david lee, what else is iran claiming? >>reporter: well, iran is claiming it entered iranian airspace and the naval chief said it took off from an aircraft carrier. iranian state tv is using the word "capture" saying it was captured but they are not releasing details of where or when. a commentator said it was on a mission over the persian gulf and the navy says all unmanned air vehicles are accounted for. over the years, drones of which this was allegedly one, have been lost in the water and that happened in october. the navy believes that drone came apart as designed and sank. among other countries that use this drone in the area, the united arab emirates and kuwait and this is a very low tech product that essentially is a flying camera with a transmitter and the iranians may not be aware
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
identity of the navy seal who died in the dangerous hostage rescue in afghanistan. here he is, officials confirmed he was 28-year-old from pennsylvania, a member of the navy seal team six. the same group that killed osama bin laden. the mission this weekend was to rescue a doctor from colorado. he was doing humanitarian work in afghanistan when the taliban kidnapped him last week near the border with pakistan. officials say the seal team moved in when intelligence showed the doctor's life was in immediate danger. now we find out more of the daring raid and the intense firefight that killed one of our most elite fighters. jennifer griffin is live for us this afternoon at pentagon. tell us of the navy seal. >>reporter: he was young, just 28 and he was not on the bin laden raid. that was made up of members who were much older, petty officer first-class nicholas check came from a suburb of pittsburgh, pennsylvania, and died sunday of wounds he received during the rescue. i am told the team took a great dial of fire on the way in and he died of complications later from the wounds h
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm PST
special operations group including navy seals to yemen to help prepare them and help give them the training and track down the founder of the terrorist organization who we ended up killing in 2011, in september, two weeks after the actual attacks. this is one of the most dangerous terrorist affiliates right now. >>trace: what is the message when you hear bounties? >>guest: the message being spent is jihad, global jihad using twitter and facebook and social media to be able to spread this rhetoric and very dangerous. >>trace: it is a propaganda good war along with the physical war? >>guest: they know how effective the internet is, effective and cheap, and they can get to millions and millions of potential jihadist, a very dangerous time with a group had committed. >>trace: how would you expect the united states to respond? >>guest: to respond by being aggressive and being forward with their planning and making sure that the ambassador if that region has the appropriate security which is needed which is the key thing. we had four americans killed, great, great heroes killed in libya.